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Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
Author: William Steig
One rainy day, Sylvester finds a magic pebble that can make wishes come true. But when a lion frightens him on his way home, Sylvester makes a wish that brings unexpected results. How Sylvester is eventually reunited with his loving family and restored to his own donkey self makes a story that is beautifully tender and perfectly joyful.Illustra...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781416902065
ISBN-10: 1416902066
Publication Date: 10/25/2005
Pages: 42
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
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4.8 stars, based on 5 ratings
Publisher: Simon Schuster Children's Publishing
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
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This is a terrific book! I loved reading it to my daughter and now she loves reading it to me! Parents will enjoy reading this books to their kids as much as the kids will. It's a classic.
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This is a wonderful book for children!
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This book received the Caldecott Medal for art work. A delightful story about a donkey who finds a magic red pebble, and then turns into a rock! His parents miss him terribly. Selected as one of the 100 Best Books of the Century by the National Education Association.
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The beloved tale by Walter Steig is a classic for all generations.
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A bit long, but otherwise very enjoyable. Nice illustrations and interesting characters. Plus it has a great moral about the value of loved ones rather than material things. Good for reading aloud to ages 4 and up.

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